Confirmation Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day (L3)


Lesson 3: Internet and Social Media (Especially internet, cell phones, text messaging)

Objective: God has provided a useful tool to spread His word throughout the world; Believers need to battle against temptations on the Internet and through social media

Learning Outcome:Explain how Internet and social media support living faith

Confirmation Exercise Questions

None

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

Our tongue is one, it is quite small, / Yet what it does surpasses all: / A little word can be so great / And cause such pain, unrest, and hate. (SHZ 463 v.2)

Booklet Text:

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. (Colossians 3:8)

Additional Reference Material

Scripture

Matt.15:11; Col. 3:8; James 5;

Curriculum

Lesson 9.1

Additional Lesson Points

  • It is not sin for a believer to use new technology.
  • The Internet (email and social networking sites), cell phones, and whatever new may come along are communication tools. The Bible has much to say about appropriate communication for a believer.
  • The Internet offers great benefit to the faith life of believers through the websites of believers, especially with webcast sermons and other resource material.
  • God can/will help in fighting the temptations presented by the Internet.
  • Students will be aware that technology (Internet, videos, music, games, etc.) also is an area for watchfulness in faith and that the enemy of souls also uses this tool to entice the believers into sin.

 

Resources

VZ:The Internet – Good and Evil, (4-page spread, several writers), June/July 2017, pages 6-9;

Visits and Text Messages, M. Pudas, At the Crossroads of Choosing, pages 143-146

Our Speech in an Electronic Age, A. Pirness, Crossing the Current, pages 84-86

 

 

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Day 1: Welcome!
Day 2: God, the Triune God
Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
Day 8: Wrap-up
Sample Confirmation Day Agenda

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